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Hardik Patel Fast Continues to 11th Day; Gowda Asks for Government Intervention
The unending fast of Hardik Patel has entered the eleventh day today. He has been fasting to get his demands of farm loan waiver and Patidar reservation approved by the government. However, the ruling party BJP in the state hasn't acted on the issue. HD Deve Gowda, the JD(S) leader and the former prime minister, has come out in the support of Hardik. On Monday, he tweeted that “I request @narendramodi to intervene immediately and save the life of young Patidar leader in the interest of Backward Classes and community.”2018-09-04 04:26:20 PM
Congress Won Local Body Polls in Karnataka; Asserts of Reposing People's Faith
After winning the local body polls, Congress has stated that the Karnataka people have rejected the 'jumlas' of the saffron party and have accepted the Congress-JD(S) government's development policies. Congress has turned out to be the largest party in the polls. Randeep Surjewala, the Congress chief spokesperson, stated that the Congress has been able to repose people's faith in the party once again.
As per the state election commission report, Janata Dal (Secular) got 373 seats, BJP won 910 seats and Congress bagged 966 seats. Both JD(S) and Congress contested the election separately, however, they stated that they would tie up after the polls.2018-09-04 04:25:47 PM
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